I’m Margot Atwell, and I’ve dedicated my life to exploring the intersection of money and publishing.

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I want to create a space for conversation about the finances of writing and publishing, and how to create a more sustainable ecosystem for everyone.

As Director of Publishing at Kickstarter, I’ve helped over 1,000 authors, publishers, bookstores, magazines, comic creators, literary organizations, and others raise money and build community around their work. I’m also working on a book called Don’t Steal This Book: Why Paying for Words is Radical and Necessary. I have explored the subject of money and publishing widely and deeply and I’d love to share what I’ve learned with you.

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